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Burying uncertainty : risk and the case against geological disposal of nuclear waste

Author: K S Shrader-Frechette
Publisher: Berkeley : University of California Press, ©1993.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Looks at US government policy regarding the nation's high-level radioactive waste both scientifically and ethically. This book argues that the government policy to bury 'radwastes' in specially  Read more...

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Material Type: Document, Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: K S Shrader-Frechette
OCLC Number: 938852748
Description: 1 online resource (xiv, 346 p.)
Contents: AcknowledgmentsPreface1. The Riddle of Nuclear Waste2. Understanding the Origins of the Problem3. Reliance on Value Judgements in Repository Rock Assessment4. Subjective Estimates of Repository Risks5. Subjective Evaluations of Repository Risks6. Problematic Inferences in Assessing Repository Risks7. Uncertainty: An Obstacle to Geological Disposal8. Equity: An Obstacle to Geologic Disposal9. An Alternative to Permanent Geological Disposal
Responsibility: K.S. Shrader-Frechette.
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